Between September 18 and 19, the number of forest fires in Brazil’s Rondonia state jumped to 242 from 12 just the day before, an increase of 1,915 per cent. Photo: Reuters

Amazon in flames: 110 football fields of land cleared every hour

  • On Tuesday, Brazil’s President Jair Bolsonaro will make the opening speech at the UN General Assembly, in which he is expected to focus on the Amazon
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Between September 18 and 19, the number of forest fires in Brazil’s Rondonia state jumped to 242 from 12 just the day before, an increase of 1,915 per cent. Photo: Reuters
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